Reminder: Now accepting applications for volunteers to serve on Steering Committee for new Staff Mentoring Pilot

A new mentoring program for all staff will be piloted in 2021 and aims to connect employees interested in being a mentor or mentee in our organization. Participation in this pilot is open to all career paths and job categories, and has been designed to be flexible to provide mentoring for the wide variety of needs our staff have (e.g., career guidance, new employee orientation, technical skill development, etc).

The Staff Mentoring Pilot will be overseen by a Program Lead and a Steering Committee of staff volunteers from across the organization who advise the Program Lead.  Members of the Steering Committee will represent various job categories in our organization, as well as provide diverse representation from the three organizational entities. The Steering Committee will help recruit participants for the Staff Mentoring Pilot, as well as participate in selecting and matching mentors/mentees for the pilot.  Recruitment, selection, and matching will occur twice per year.  We estimate that volunteers might spend up to 30 hours in a given year participating in Steering Committee activities.

Anyone interested in applying to serve as a volunteer on the Steering Committee can apply by filling out this google form by December 4th.  We are seeking volunteers from all job categories in the organization.

Any questions can be directed to Sarah Tessendorf ( or Sue Brundege (

Announcement Timing: 
Monday, November 23, 2020 to Monday, November 30, 2020

Posted by Sarah Tessendorf at ext. 2708,

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